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Chest X-rays shows calcification in right lobe, another report shows nothing. Confused. What to do?

Sir I have been told that my Chest X-rays shows calcification in right lobe and I was not given medical fit report by a gamca licensed holding lab,when I did X-ray in two high profile hospital where professioanl radiologist and high tech machines are present,they found nothing and my report is normal.Can you advice please how can i get a fit report
Asked On : Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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Pathologist and Microbiologist 's  Response
Hello and welcome to HCM,

The appearance of calcification on X-ray chest on one occasion and absence in the other can be due to one of the following causes:
1. Different views of the X-ray film
2. Hiding of the calcification behind rib bone

A calcification on the X-ray chest may suggest a healed lymph node or a healed ghon focus (tubercular focus).
Some countries are very strict in screening of tuberculosis because any evidence of healed/ past tuberculosis puts the patient at high risk of developing tuberculosis once the immunity falls.

I am afraid, the report of the licenced lab will be taken as the final report.

Thanks and take care.
Dr Shailja P Wahal
Answered: Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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